The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microservices skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microservices over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 391 865
Rank change year-on-year +225 +474  
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 1707 782 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.00% 0.75% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 0.84% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 679 88
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microservices is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76216 92627 93645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.14% 88.57% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 62695 76706 75786
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Microservices as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the UK

Microservices
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microservices.

Salary trend for Microservices in the UK

Microservices
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the UK

Microservices
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +235 1639 £60,000 +9.09% 321
London +148 1040 £67,500 +12.50% 206
South East +202 203 £53,000 -3.63% 40
City of London +93 145 £70,000 +27.27% 50
Berkshire +128 99 £57,500 -11.53% 13
West Midlands +84 96 £42,500 -15.00% 8
South West +93 87 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Yorkshire +67 71 £47,500 - 17
North West +40 70 £47,500 -5.00% 14
East of England +85 60 £55,000 - 14
Manchester +12 49 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Bristol +25 44 £55,000 +22.22% 8
West Yorkshire +51 40 £65,000 +8.33% 12
Hampshire +49 33 £42,500 -34.61% 11
Surrey +74 31 £53,000 -13.46% 7
Leeds - 30 £60,000 - 11
Hertfordshire +41 29 £55,000 - 3
Scotland +23 29 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Staffordshire - 27 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 27 £40,000 -
Somerset +21 25 £43,250 +23.57% 3
Cambridgeshire - 25 £55,000 - 7
North Yorkshire +14 23 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Sussex +17 22 £52,500 +25.00% 2
Cambridge - 22 £55,000 - 7
Reading +55 20 £51,250 -21.15% 4
Coventry +32 18 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Warwick +30 16 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire +24 16 £50,000 - 1
Maidenhead +22 16 £61,500 -5.38% 4

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Microservices.

1 2150 (66.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1777 (54.81%) Java
3 1178 (36.34%) TDD
4 1058 (32.63%) JavaScript
5 930 (28.69%) Software Engineering
6 804 (24.80%) Continuous Integration
7 797 (24.58%) REST
8 796 (24.55%) DevOps
9 779 (24.03%) NoSQL
10 773 (23.84%) Scrum
11 740 (22.83%) Spring
12 738 (22.76%) Docker
13 728 (22.46%) Amazon AWS
14 726 (22.39%) .NET
15 684 (21.10%) Node.js
16 673 (20.76%) C#
17 664 (20.48%) SQL
18 658 (20.30%) Linux
19 637 (19.65%) Web Services
20 629 (19.40%) SOA
20 629 (19.40%) AngularJS
21 597 (18.41%) Finance
22 588 (18.14%) Git (software)
23 564 (17.40%) HTML
24 553 (17.06%) Python
25 522 (16.10%) Scala
25 522 (16.10%) Jenkins
26 518 (15.98%) BDD
27 502 (15.48%) Open Source
28 498 (15.36%) MongoDB

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 295 (9.10%) Elasticsearch
2 127 (3.92%) Apache
3 115 (3.55%) Tomcat
4 103 (3.18%) JBoss
5 99 (3.05%) Apache Spark
6 83 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 70 (2.16%) nginx
8 53 (1.63%) Apache Solr
9 50 (1.54%) WebLogic
10 45 (1.39%) WebSphere
11 38 (1.17%) IIS
12 36 (1.11%) Confluence
12 36 (1.11%) Jetty
13 34 (1.05%) CMS
14 30 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
15 28 (0.86%) OpenStack
16 18 (0.56%) WildFly
17 15 (0.46%) NServiceBus
18 14 (0.43%) MQSeries
18 14 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 112 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.19%) HipChat
3 3 (0.093%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.15%) Magento
4 2 (0.062%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.062%) SessionCam
4 2 (0.062%) Social Studio
5 1 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.031%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.031%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 728 (22.46%) Amazon AWS
2 295 (9.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 191 (5.89%) SaaS
4 108 (3.33%) GitHub
5 103 (3.18%) PaaS
6 76 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 65 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
8 53 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
9 49 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 47 (1.45%) IaaS
11 30 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
12 23 (0.71%) Amazon S3
12 23 (0.71%) Heroku
12 23 (0.71%) OpenShift
13 19 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
14 18 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
15 12 (0.37%) Datadog
16 11 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 10 (0.31%) Google App Engine
18 9 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 178 (5.49%) HTTP
2 80 (2.47%) Internet
3 67 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 55 (1.70%) Firewall
5 27 (0.83%) AMQP
6 19 (0.59%) Network Security
7 18 (0.56%) VPN
8 17 (0.52%) HTTPS
9 16 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (0.40%) SNMP
11 12 (0.37%) DNS
12 11 (0.34%) FTP
12 11 (0.34%) SSL
13 10 (0.31%) LDAP
14 9 (0.28%) Junos
15 7 (0.22%) SAN
15 7 (0.22%) SMPP
16 6 (0.19%) Cisco PIX
16 6 (0.19%) MQTT
16 6 (0.19%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 779 (24.03%) NoSQL
2 498 (15.36%) MongoDB
3 382 (11.78%) MySQL
4 345 (10.64%) SQL Server
5 320 (9.87%) Big Data
6 305 (9.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 270 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 263 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
9 208 (6.42%) Redis
10 185 (5.71%) Hadoop
11 85 (2.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 64 (1.97%) RDBMS
13 63 (1.94%) Couchbase
14 60 (1.85%) Blockchain
15 59 (1.82%) Neo4j
16 55 (1.70%) CouchDB
16 55 (1.70%) Oracle Database
17 36 (1.11%) InterSystems Cache
17 36 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
18 34 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 588 (18.14%) Git (software)
2 522 (16.10%) Jenkins
3 201 (6.20%) Maven
4 198 (6.11%) TeamCity
5 147 (4.53%) JUnit
6 139 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 137 (4.23%) JIRA
8 136 (4.19%) Hudson
9 130 (4.01%) Selenium
10 117 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 99 (3.05%) Cucumber
12 96 (2.96%) Gradle
13 94 (2.90%) Subversion
14 93 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
15 87 (2.68%) MSBuild
16 78 (2.41%) Eclipse
17 70 (2.16%) Ant
18 68 (2.10%) Visual Studio
19 60 (1.85%) NUnit
20 55 (1.70%) webpack
General
1 597 (18.41%) Finance
2 261 (8.05%) Banking
3 148 (4.57%) Games
4 137 (4.23%) Retail
5 84 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 63 (1.94%) Marketing
7 50 (1.54%) Advertising
8 37 (1.14%) Back Office
8 37 (1.14%) Law
9 35 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 32 (0.99%) Electronics
11 31 (0.96%) Front Office
11 31 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 21 (0.65%) Billing
12 21 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.49%) Legal
14 15 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.37%) Publishing
16 10 (0.31%) Military
16 10 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1881 (58.02%) Developer
2 919 (28.35%) Java Developer
3 514 (15.85%) Senior Developer
4 390 (12.03%) Architect
5 358 (11.04%) Software Engineer
6 325 (10.02%) C# Developer
7 277 (8.54%) Senior Java Developer
8 261 (8.05%) .NET Developer
9 181 (5.58%) DevOps Engineer
10 176 (5.43%) Java Engineer
11 167 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
12 150 (4.63%) Full Stack Developer
13 149 (4.60%) Lead Developer
14 145 (4.47%) Scala Developer
15 144 (4.44%) Software Developer
16 143 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
17 132 (4.07%) Agile Developer
18 129 (3.98%) AWS Developer
19 126 (3.89%) JavaScript Developer
20 119 (3.67%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 797 (24.58%) REST
2 740 (22.83%) Spring
3 726 (22.39%) .NET
4 684 (21.10%) Node.js
5 637 (19.65%) Web Services
6 629 (19.40%) AngularJS
7 564 (17.40%) HTML
8 476 (14.68%) RESTful
9 382 (11.78%) CSS
10 349 (10.76%) React
11 288 (8.88%) HTML5
12 278 (8.57%) ASP.NET
13 265 (8.17%) Hibernate
14 229 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
15 221 (6.82%) Spring Boot
16 216 (6.66%) JSON
17 212 (6.54%) Kafka
18 204 (6.29%) SOAP
19 201 (6.20%) XML
20 178 (5.49%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 265 (8.17%) Computer Science
2 165 (5.09%) Fintech
3 142 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
4 137 (4.23%) User Experience
5 98 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
6 90 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 66 (2.04%) Hedge funds
7 66 (2.04%) Online Banking
8 55 (1.70%) Data Centre
9 53 (1.63%) iPad
10 52 (1.60%) Public Cloud
11 51 (1.57%) Algorithms
12 42 (1.30%) Blog
13 36 (1.11%) Data Structures
14 32 (0.99%) Clustering
15 30 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 28 (0.86%) Social Media
17 27 (0.83%) Internet of Things
17 27 (0.83%) Virtual Team
18 24 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 658 (20.30%) Linux
2 155 (4.78%) Windows
3 137 (4.23%) Unix
4 66 (2.04%) CentOS
5 50 (1.54%) Android
6 46 (1.42%) Ubuntu
7 40 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 35 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (0.86%) Windows Server
10 16 (0.49%) CoreOS
11 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.19%) Debian
15 3 (0.093%) Fedora
16 2 (0.062%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.062%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.062%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.062%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.031%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2150 (66.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1178 (36.34%) TDD
3 930 (28.69%) Software Engineering
4 804 (24.80%) Continuous Integration
5 796 (24.55%) DevOps
6 773 (23.84%) Scrum
7 629 (19.40%) SOA
8 518 (15.98%) BDD
9 502 (15.48%) Open Source
10 435 (13.42%) OO
11 431 (13.29%) MVC
12 347 (10.70%) Continuous Delivery
13 344 (10.61%) Kanban
14 321 (9.90%) E-Commerce
15 288 (8.88%) SDLC
16 246 (7.59%) Mentoring
17 237 (7.31%) SOLID
18 222 (6.85%) Configuration Management
19 209 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
20 201 (6.20%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1777 (54.81%) Java
2 1058 (32.63%) JavaScript
3 673 (20.76%) C#
4 664 (20.48%) SQL
5 553 (17.06%) Python
6 522 (16.10%) Scala
7 274 (8.45%) Ruby
8 263 (8.11%) Go
9 165 (5.09%) C++
10 156 (4.81%) Bash Shell
11 155 (4.78%) PHP
12 125 (3.86%) PowerShell
13 121 (3.73%) Groovy
14 97 (2.99%) TypeScript
15 89 (2.75%) ES6
16 72 (2.22%) C
17 71 (2.19%) T-SQL
18 61 (1.88%) Perl
19 60 (1.85%) Shell Script
20 42 (1.30%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 353 (10.89%) Degree
2 44 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 16 (0.49%) CISSP
4 13 (0.40%) AWS Certification
4 13 (0.40%) GCIA
4 13 (0.40%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.37%) CEH
5 12 (0.37%) ISEB
6 11 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.28%) CITP
9 6 (0.19%) PhD
10 3 (0.093%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.093%) CISA
10 3 (0.093%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.062%) CISM
11 2 (0.062%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.062%) OCP
11 2 (0.062%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.062%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (7.40%) QA
2 12 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
2 12 (0.37%) MiFID
3 11 (0.34%) EMIR
4 10 (0.31%) HIPAA
5 9 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.25%) SLA
7 7 (0.22%) GCP
7 7 (0.22%) SDET
8 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.15%) WCAG
9 4 (0.12%) PMO
10 3 (0.093%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.062%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.062%) ISO20022
System Software
1 738 (22.76%) Docker
2 38 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (0.46%) VirtualBox
4 14 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 12 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.25%) etcd
6 8 (0.25%) flannel
7 7 (0.22%) HDFS
7 7 (0.22%) Varnish
8 6 (0.19%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.19%) KVM
9 3 (0.093%) vSphere
10 2 (0.062%) Ceph
11 1 (0.031%) Gluster
11 1 (0.031%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.031%) iptables
11 1 (0.031%) LXC
11 1 (0.031%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 294 (9.07%) Puppet
2 285 (8.79%) Kubernetes
3 229 (7.06%) Ansible
4 200 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
5 114 (3.52%) Terraform
6 44 (1.36%) Mesos
7 40 (1.23%) Kibana
8 39 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
9 29 (0.89%) HAProxy
10 25 (0.77%) logstash
11 23 (0.71%) Grafana
12 22 (0.68%) Consul
13 20 (0.62%) StatsD
14 19 (0.59%) Nagios
14 19 (0.59%) rkt
15 17 (0.52%) Packer
16 12 (0.37%) Capistrano
17 10 (0.31%) FortiGate
18 9 (0.28%) MOM
19 8 (0.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 244 (7.53%) Microsoft
2 182 (5.61%) Oracle
3 156 (4.81%) Google
4 65 (2.00%) Splunk
5 46 (1.42%) VMware
6 45 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 39 (1.20%) New Relic
8 37 (1.14%) SAP
9 34 (1.05%) IBM
10 28 (0.86%) Talend
11 27 (0.83%) Altova
11 27 (0.83%) ILOG
12 25 (0.77%) Sybase
13 23 (0.71%) Apigee
13 23 (0.71%) Xamarin
14 22 (0.68%) Zend
15 21 (0.65%) Atlassian
15 21 (0.65%) Cognizant
15 21 (0.65%) Facebook
16 20 (0.62%) WSO2
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus annual bonus plus package
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum +Shares, Pension, Flexible working
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
North London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + comprehendsive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Resource Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Equals One
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + stock / bonus / benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday